100 Oklahoma Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Oklahoma is located in the South Central United States, along with the states of Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Its size is equivalent to that of Cambodia and more than twice the size of Ireland.

Did you know that Oklahoma is the only state in the U.S. with Iodine production? This place is accredited for the manufacture of gypsum products and is also among the four American states producing Helium.

Oklahoma Facts Trivia Questions and Answers – 2022 – 2023

In 1972, the Bison was named the state mammal of Oklahoma. It has the ability to jump 6 feet vertically and can run up to 35 miles per hour.

Next time you are enjoying the benefits of a voicemail, you have Gordon Matthews to thank. The Oklahoma native invented voicemail in the early 1970s.

Think you know much about Oklahoma? Show your prowess by answering the following trivia.


1. The name “Oklahoma” comes from the Choctaw Indian words “okla”  and “humma”, meaning what?

Red people


2. This city is the county seat of Sequoyah County is eastern Oklahoma. The book “The Grapes of Wrath” features a family from this town. The city’s population from the 2010 U.S. Census was 8,880. Can you name this city?



3. What is the Oklahoma State insect?



4. What festival is Muskogee famous for?

Azalea Festival


5. What is the name of Oklahoma’s capital city?

Oklahoma City


6. What city was the first capital of Oklahoma?



7. What is the Oklahoma State rock?

Rose rock


8. What year did Oklahoma achieve statehood?



9. Oklahoma is the top manufacturer of which automobile-related items in North America?



10. This southern Oklahoma town began in 1887. Known for tourism because of nearby Lake Murray, the town also is in the heart of the largest oil-producing county in the state of Oklahoma – Carter County. What is the name of this city?



11. What is the nickname for the state of Oklahoma?

The Sooner State


12. What is the Oklahoma State fossil?

Saurophaganax maximus


13. What festival is Jay famous for?

Huckleberry Festival


14. When was the dome added to the state capitol building?



15. How many Native American languages are spoken in Oklahoma?



16. The highest point in Oklahoma is what?

Black Mesa


17. Where does Oklahoma rank as far as size with the rest of the US states?

It is the 20th-largest state


18. How many states border Oklahoma?



19. The bombing of what building in Oklahoma City was one of the deadliest acts of terrorism in US history?

The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.


20. What is Oklahoma’s state animal?

American Buffalo


21. How big is Oklahoma in square miles?



22. What is the Oklahoma State reptile?

Collared lizard


23. The city of Stillwater had the controlling vote in getting Oklahoma organized when it first became a state. Instead of choosing to have the capital, what did Stillwater give itself?

A land grant university (Oklahoma State University)


24. What state borders Oklahoma to the north?



25. Ft. Sill is located near what Oklahoma city?



26. What is the Oklahoma State amphibian?



27. This Oklahoma town is a county seat in central Oklahoma. The city is located partially on the Chisholm Trail, an important cattle route during the U.S. Civil War. Can you name this Oklahoma town?



28. What is Oklahoma’s state grass?

Indian Grass


29. From 1917 until 2002, Oklahoma had the headquarters of Phillips Petroleum Company, a Fortune 100 company. In what city was the headquarters located?



30. Oklahoma had how many farms in 2012?



31. In Oklahoma’s panhandle, which county is the only one in the US that touches four states?

Cimarron County: New Mexico, Texas, Colorado and Kansas (about two miles worth)


32. In what year was slavery in Indian Territory abolished?



33. In what city is Oklahoma State University located?



34. What is the Oklahoma State folk dance?

Square Dance


35. What is Noble famous for?

Rose Rock Festival


36. What is the state’s lowest point in elevation?

Near the town of Idabel, OK, at 289 feet above sea level.


37. Where is the Tom Mix Museum located?



38. What is the Oklahoma State fish?

Sand bass


39. Most of the irrigation water used in Oklahoma is?



40. What are the four primary mountain ranges that Oklahoma has?

The Ouachita Mountains, the Arbuckle Mountains, the Wichita Mountains, and the Ozark Mountains.


41. A relatively young city for Oklahoma, this town was incorporated as a city in 1912. The initial beginning of the town was a tent housing orphaned children. The town itself lies in a hilly area in northeast Oklahoma. Can you name this city?

Sand Springs


42. What is the Oklahoma State percussive instrument?



43. Failing their definition of a mountain by 1 foot, the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department considers what hill as the world’s tallest?

Cavanal Hill, at 1,999 feet


44. What festival is Vinita famous for?

Calf Fry Festival


45. How many named creeks and rivers do Oklahoma’s waterways have?



46. What is the state reptile?

Mountain Boomer Lizard


47. What is a major commercial endeavor located just outside the city of Catoosa?

Port of Catoosa


48. What are the names of the two men who blew up the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in the Oklahoma City bombing of April 19, 1995?

Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols


49. What is the Oklahoma State waltz?

Oklahoma Wind.


50. As of 2001, Oklahoma’s largest work-force was _____________?

Employed into service


51. With 200 lakes created by dams, Oklahoma holds the record for the most artificial what in the country?



52. What is Tahlequah known as?

Capital of the Cherokee Nation


53. What is the Oklahoma State fruit?



54. What percent of Oklahoma is covered by forests?



55. More ____________ is planted in Oklahoma than any other crop?



56. What is the Oklahoma State beverage?



57. This city is a principal center of trade in the area. Rich in petroleum, the city has been called the “Natural Gas Capital of the World”. What is the name of this western Oklahoma town?

Elk City


58. Oklahoma is the fifth-largest producer in the U.S. of what energy-related product?

Crude oil


59. What is Tulsa known for?

Oil Capital of the World


60. What is the Oklahoma State floral emblem?



61. What is the largest county in Oklahoma?



62. How many state parks does Oklahoma have?



63. What percent of Oklahoma’s 10 million acres of forest is public land?

Six percent


64. What is the state country-and-western song?

Faded Love


65. Which forest is the biggest and oldest national forest in the Southern United States?

The Ouachita National Forest


66. The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in Oklahoma is the world’s biggest protected area of tallgrass prairie with how much area in acres?



67. What is the Oklahoma State butterfly?

Black Swallowtail


68. What river runs through Tulsa?



69. The Tallgrass Prairie Preserve is part of an ecosystem that encompasses only  10% of what?

Its former land area, once covering 14 states.


70. Oklahoma has one of the highest frequencies of tornados anywhere in the world with an average of how many tornadoes strike per annum?



71. This Oklahoma town hosts the annual Route 66 Pecan and Fun Fest. Festivities at the event include a classic car show, arts and crafts, and of course, a pecan pie-eating contest. Can you name this northeastern Oklahoma city?



72. Terry Nichols was convicted of the Oklahoma City bombing and is serving a what?

Life sentence without the possibility of parole


73. What is Oklahoma’s largest lake?

Lake Eufala


74. The entire state of Oklahoma often has what type of temperatures?

Above 100 °F or below 0 °F


75. Fort Sill is the home of one branch of the US Army. Which branch is that?

Field Artillery


76. What is the Oklahoma state tree?

Eastern redbud


77. What is Oklahoma’s largest Newspaper?

The Daily Oklahoman


78. French explorers claimed what is now Oklahoma in the 1700s and it was under French rule until it was purchased by the United States in the what?


79. What is the Oklahoma State game bird?

Wild turkey


80. Vance Airforce Base is in what Oklahoma city?



81. In 1930, what drove thousands of small farmers into poverty?

The Dust Bowl


82. Founded in 1868, this city’s name means “boiling waters” in the Creek Indian language. The city is known for its annual invitational rodeo and festival, the nation’s oldest African-American rodeo. Can you name this town?



83. According to the United States Census Bureau the population of Oklahoma on July 1, 2013,was how many people?



84. What is Oklahoma’s longest river?

North Canadian River


85. Where does Oklahoma rank as far as the production of natural gas compared to the other US states?

Third in the country


86. Located on Route 66, this Oklahoma town experienced a rough night and subsequent economic hardship on May 3, 1999 when a tornado wiped out the town’s large outlet mall. What is the name of this Oklahoma town?



87. What is the Oklahoma State Gospel Song?

“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”


88. What are Oklahoma’s only major league teams?

City Thunder of the National Basketball Association and the Tulsa Shock of the Women’s National Basketball Association.


89. The county seat of Grady County, this city hosts a university, a muscle car swap meet, and a renowned Christmas lights display in Shannon Springs Park. Name this Oklahoma city?



90. What is the Oklahoma state bird?

Scissor-tailed flycatcher


91. Ron Howard was born in which Oklahoma town?



92. Oklahoma has ________ miles of railroad track?

3,100 miles


93. What is the name of the 1000-mile route Indigenous people were forced to take after the 1830 Indian Removal Act was signed?

Trail of Tears


94. What book was the 1940s musical Oklahoma based on?

Green Grow the Lilacs


95. “When they opened up the strip, I was young and full of zip, I wanted someplace to call my home. And so I made the race and I staked me out a place” are lyrics from which song?

Oklahoma Home by Bruce Springsteen


96. What would you find at 2600 U.S. Rte 66?


97. What is the name of the Tiger King location in Oklahoma?

The Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park


98. What kind of bridge is the Wanette–Byars Bridge?

Truss Bridge


99. How many of Oklahoma’s Native American ballerinas have become internationally famous?



100. On what date did Oklahoma become the 46th US State?

November 16, 1907

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